Clayton Library

The Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research is an international research collection containing materials for all 50 states and many foreign countries. The collection contains approximately 100,000 books; 3000 periodical titles; 70,000 reels of microfilm; a microfiche and microcard collection as well as numerous electronic databases. Currently much of Clayton’s Digital Collections exist in Family Search. A highlight of the digital collection is the Houston Texas Death Certificates: Information from the death ledgers kept by the City of Houston, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics from 1874 through August 1900.